U.S. Marshal's and RCSO Capture Fugitives in Smyrna

Jan 27, 2012 at 03:38 pm by bryan

The Rutherford County Sheriffs Office reports that three out-of-state fugitives were captured in Smyrna and La Vergne by the U.S. Marshal’s Middle Tennessee Fugitive Task Force. Sheriff's Task Force Member Chuck Thomas says the arrests were made January 6th.

Sheriff's Detective Chuck Thomas, who is assigned to the task force, said that two of the three suspects were wanted on federal drug charges in the Western District of Kentucky while the third suspect was wanted for an armed robbery charge in Maryland.


Suspects Demetrius Fitzgerald and Deanndria Moore, who were wanted on the drug charges, were tracked to Smyrna by the marshals. The Sheriff’s Special Response Team and the marshals located Moore at County Village Apartments in Smyrna.

Fitzgerald was found working at Parthenon Metals in La Vergne. Both Fitzgerald and Moore were taken to Nashville and transferred to Paducah, Kentucky. Thomas noted the arrests were made January 6th. 

Marshals received a tip suspect Justin O’Donnell was staying in Smyrna. Marshals arrested him at his girlfriend’s home at Fairway Meadows Apartments in Smyrna. He was wanted for the robbery in Montgomery County, Maryland.

O’Donnell was taken to Wilson County for a failure to appear charge and will be extradited to Maryland.

The U.S. Marshals Middle Tennessee Fugitive Task Force served 3,013 felony warrants during 2011. Of those warrants, 1,029 were probation, parole and community corrections violations warrants.

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